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David Wood
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4 July 2011
149 B.C.- Escaping just ahead of the invading Roman legions, a Carthaginian soldier carries an ancient secret to places unknown. 1925- Percy Fawcett launches his final expedition into the Amazon, but what is his true objective? Dane Maddock is back. Deep in the Amazon, a university group encounters a horror beyond their darkest nightmares and vanishes without a trace. Called upon to undertake a daring rescue mission, Dane and Bones must trace the true path of Percy Fawcett's final expedition, but the secret that lies at the end of the search might be even deadlier than the enemies who seek it. From the streets of London, to remote islands in the Atlantic, to the deadly jungles of the Amazon, Dane and Bones must penetrate a secret lost to history, on their deadliest Quest. "David Wood has done it again. Quest takes you on an expedition that leads down a trail of adventure and thrills. David Wood has honed his craft and Quest is proof of his efforts!" David L. Golemon, Author of LEGACY, THE SUPERNATURALS, AND EVENT "Dane and Bones are back! Packed solid with action and witty dialogue, this rousing adventure takes a fresh look at one of the most enduring mysteries of the 20th century, David Wood delivers again with QUEST."--Sean Ellis, author of INTO THE BLACK and DARK TRINITY: ASCENDANT "The escapades of Wood's serial character Dane Maddock continue in high style with QUEST, an all-out blitzkrieg of a globe-trotting mystery-adventure that breaks from the action just long enough for a couple of laughs."--Rick Chesler, author of kiDNApped and Wired Kingdom "Let there be no confusion: David Wood is the next Clive Cussler. From the accessible writing to the wide-ranging plot to the main characters who don't give up no matter how long the odds, Wood's latest book, Quest, is a tremendous classic adventure. Once you start reading, you won't be able to stop until the last mystery plays out in the final line." Edward G. Talbot, author of 2010: The Fifth World

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Product details

  • Paperback: 268 pages
  • Publisher: Gryphonwood Press (4 July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0983765502
  • ISBN-13: 978-0983765509
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 12.5 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 333,436 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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David Wood is a fan of all things historical, archaeological, mythological, and cryptozoological, and his writing blends all of these passions. When it's vacation time, he generally passes on the exotic locales, preferring ruins, caves, Indian mounds, mountains, and sites of historical interest. (Fortunately, he lucked into a wife who loves the outdoors even more than he does!) Under his pseudonym David Debord, he is the author of The Absent Gods fantasy series. David is a proud member of International Thriller Writers. When not writing, David coaches youth sports and co-hosts the ThrillerCast podcast. He and his family live in the Atlanta area. Visit him on the web at or

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5.0 out of 5 stars An action & adventure classic! 1 Aug 2011
By Rachel
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I haven't read any of the books in this series, but will definitely be giving them a go now. The main characters are engaging and the action non-stop as the plot moves from one exotic location to another. Dane teams up with Bones to go on a search and rescue mission for a missing expedition. The `quest' changes to one that takes them around the globe to solve an ancient biblical mystery. There's a lot of intense action, but this is balanced with good character development and a few light-hearted moments between them that genuinely made me laugh. The scenes are also excellently described and I really enjoyed the author's flowing style of writing. This is one I definitely recommend for readers like me who are fans of the action / adventure genre!
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3.0 out of 5 stars David woob's book Quest 18 May 2014
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I enjoyed this book it had plenty of action and it the type of book you would injoy on long jurneys. I will be sure to read more of David Wood's books in the future.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great book 16 April 2014
By madmax
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another really good book keeps you totally hooked from first to last page I am going to download next instalment cant wait
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 16 Mar 2014
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Liked everything in this book, the characters are developing really well. Loved the deciphering of the clues, and jungle treks. Was kept avidly reading until the end, looking forward to the next adventure I take with Maddock and Bones.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Quest 2 Mar 2014
By weedavy
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I have just finished reading Quest and i did enjoy it. I am now looking forward to reading more of Dane Maddock adventures.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fun read 19 Feb 2014
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This was a really fun story, I couldn't stop reading until the last page. As is usual for the Dane Maddock Adventures it is full of action and mystery. Great characters and good writing. A definite recommendation
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another Wow 19 Jan 2014
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Book 3 in the series and Dane and Bones are still at their best. I'm loving this series so it's a short review because I'm off to read book 4!

If you haven't read them yet, what's wrong with you? Go and download a copy now!
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5.0 out of 5 stars quest 30 Jun 2013
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exciting, adventure the next clive cussler.....

cant put it down, page turning drama..

cant wait for the next mystery..edge of your seat thrills..
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